More ZTE for Itancia
France: network and telecom VAD Itancia has extended its distribution partnership with Chinese vendor ZTE. Until now, the distributor had only its switches and wireless infrastructure products in its catalog. It now distributes also its videoconferencing and video-security products.
A new director for Itancia
Germany: network and telecom VAD Itancia has hired Roland Wolloner-Scharfe as managing director. Roland is not a newcomer at Itancia, as he was CTO/CIO of Partners in Europe, before it was acquired by the French distributor in 2010.
Itancia to strengthen in Africa
Ivory Coast: French network and telecom VAD Itancia has decided to open by the end of the year a new subsidiary in Abidjan. The goal of Itancia Côte d'Ivoire is to cover more efficiently the subsaharian, French-speaking African countries. Currently, Itancia covers this region from its Tunisian office.
Itancia reinforces its repair activity
France: eco-recycling and telecom VAD Itancia has acquired for an undisclosed amount Isard, a Cholet-based company specialised in the repairing of POS/POC systems. With a 25-people strong team, Isard has realized a turnover of €3m in 2013. The company will not move to Itancia's premises, which are about 10 km far from Cholet. Because repairing ought to become an important part of Itancia's business (currently about €8m without Isard, mainly on telecoms, networking, consumer electronics and display), the distributor has decided to create a dedicated BU, which will include 10 specialists, more able to push the offer to resellers and partners than currently.
Irina Arivao back at Tech Data
France: after two years working for telecom VAD Itancia, Irina Arivao is back at broadliner Tech Data where she was previously working, this time as PC component product manager.